Index to Deeds: 311 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until conversion of the building into condominium units.  Mortgages, trust agreements, and other similar recorded documents are not included.  This index is intended as a guide only; actual deeds should be reviewed for details.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20Apr1976 Glen G. Grant, trustee, 311 Commonwealth Avenue Trust 311 Commonwealth Avenue Condominium 8869 277
02Feb1976 Milton H. Shray, executor of the will of Saul I. Shray Glen G. Grant, trustee, 311 Commonwealth Avenue Trust 8848 183
30Oct1975 Jerome S. Bartzoff and Daniel S. Shoostine (foreclosure of mortgage given to Saul I. Shray) Milton H. Shray, executor of the Will of Saul I. Shray 8828 388
02Jan1968 Saul I. Shray Jerome S. Bartzoff and Daniel S. Shoostine 8172 359
25Jun1951 Saul I. Shray, trustee, 311 Commonwealth Ave. Trust Saul I. Shray 6706 571
29May1951 Frank S. Kaufman and Ida E. Kaufman, trustees, Medical Building Property Trust Saul I. Shray, trustee, 311 Commonwealth Ave. Trust 6697 220
15Dec1948 Norman Lipson, trustee, Waterson Trust Frank S. Kaufman and Ida E. Kaufman, trustees, Medical Building Property Trust 6483 574
27Sep1948 Norman Lipson, trustee, Mackay Realty Trust Norman Lipson, trustee, Waterson Trust 6464 290
25Jun1948 Annie D. Mackay Norman Lipson, trustee, Mackay Realty Trust 6441 231
25Jun1948 Worcester North Savings Institution Annie D. Mackay 6441 225
25Jun1948 North Realty Investment, Inc. Worcester North Savings Institution 6441 224
07Jul1944 Abraham M. Sonnabend and Leopold M. Sonnabend, trustees, A. M. Sonnabend Properties North Realty Investment, Inc. 6104 27
08Sep1943 Max Sandler Abraham M. Sonnabend and Leopold M. Sonnabend, trustees, A. M. Sonnabend Properties 6056 566
31Aug1943 Worcester North Savings Institution Max Sandler 6056 561
12Aug1943 Albert M. Hunt Worcester North Saving Institution 6049 381
27Nov1937 (recorded 31Aug1943) Ray C. Johnson Albert M. Hunt 6056 42
24Nov1937 Worcester North Savings Institution Ray C. Johnson 5702 14
10Mar1937 Louis D. Ziman, individually and as trustee, Ziman Realty Trust (foreclosure of mortgage given by Louis D. Ziman and assumed by subsequent owners) Worcester North Saving Institution 5652 555
08May1929 Jacob Bloch Augustus Roberts and Esther Brooker, trustees, Medical Building Trust 5099 30
08May1929 Bernard Brooker Jacob Bloch 5099 29
02Nov1927 Mary A. Brennan Bernard Brooker 4950 324
19Oct1927 Louis D. Ziman, trustee, Ziman Realty Trust Mary A. Brennan 4946 411
16Aug1927 Mary A. Brennan Louis D. Ziman, trustee, Ziman Realty Trust 4925 430
24Jun1927 Joseph L. Rome Mary A. Brennan 4910 471
22Mar1926 Louis Marden and Frank Orlando (foreclosure of mortgage) Joseph L. Rome 4771 581
20Jun1924 Carroll T. Donahue Louis Marden and Frank Orlando 4586 374
01Mar1924 William N. Ambler Carroll T. Donahue 4554 387
10Oct1923 Frank W. Remick, executor of the will of Mary G. Ropes William N. Ambler 4514 428
09Mar1892 Thomas Dana, II (foreclosure of mortgage given to Charles F. Kellogg, trustee for the Maverick National Bank of Boston and assigned to Charles F. Kellogg and Thomas P. Beal, receivers of the Maverick National Bank) Mary G. Ropes, wife of Joseph A. Ropes 2046 398
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
24Apr1877 Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees (corner lot with 28 foot frontage on Commonwealth and 124.5 foot frontage on Hereford) Thomas Dana, II 1373 254
01Mar1872 Boston Water Power Company Grenville T. W. Braman, Henry D. Hyde, and Frank W. Andrews, trustees 1095 1